Blogger Fred Lumbuye to be deported to Uganda tomorrow


Minister of Foreign Affairs Okello Oryem has said that controversial blogger Fred Lumbuye is to be deported to Uganda on Saturday August 7.

The minister made remarks at the Foreign Affairs office, Friday afternoon where he stressed that the blogger who was arrested in Turkey will be removed to custody on arrival.

“On arrival he will be put in custody and later brought to book for inciting sectarianism using social media.,” the minister said.

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Oryem said that Lumbuye was in custody of Turkish authorities with some other Ugandans and they had been charged with several offences they had committed.

“They will all be deported. Nobody is above the law, including me. Lumbuye and his friends will have to pay the price,” minister confirmed.

The minister said that on arrival, the group will be received by authorities and said that none of them will be tortured.

“Lumbuye and his accomplices will be interrogated and then prosecuted in court depending on the charges preferred by the DPP.” he added.

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